Things went pretty well for Yankee superprospects 1 and 1a last night. With an open slot in the rotation on Tuesday, courtesy of Rocket’s suspension, we wonder whether we might get a peek at 1b, Ian Kennedy, whose line in limited time at SWB is 1-0, 1.06, 17 ip, 12 h, 19k, 5 bb. Our guess is the start goes to Jeff Karstens, or perhaps Iggy (assuming he’s still in pinstripes). No reason to rush the kid at this point. Still, it’s nice to dream, and it’s nice to fantasize about a Yankee staff over the coming years with Wang, Hughes, Joba, and Kennedy. (A Kennedy in NY! Ha!) And it’s nice to know that even when these guys are elevated there are still some extremely promising arms in the minors waiting to join them, both in the rotation and the pen. There’s a lot of talent, and it’s going to be fun to watch it develop. And seeing as the talent is cheap, it gives Cash the money to throw at certain FAs this winter.
The Kennedy Administration?
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